School grounds in 1910

Serving Idaho Since 1906

The IESDB has been serving the Great State of Idaho since 1906, and is established under Section 33-3401 of Idaho Code with the purpose of providing supplemental educational services, early invention/education, consultation, and transition support to families and local school districts throughout the state of Idaho. As stated in Statute: “The goal of (IESDB) is to assist school districts and 

state agencies in providing accessibility, quality and equity to students in the state with sensory impairments through a continuum of service and placement options.”

Our continuum of services are provided by our Educational Specialists (Teachers trained in eit

her Deaf/Hard of Hearing or Blind/Visually impaired specialties) through our 7 regional educational centers; and also includes direct education services through a campus based school, the Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind (ISDB).